Are you the type of person who loves to be on the inner circle of the things you’re involved in? Do you have a desire to serve the speculative fiction community? The you should consider volunteering at Realm Makers: 2014.
Below, you’ll find a table of the types of volunteers we need for this year’s conference. Some of the jobs are big ( i.e. Housing Coordinator, Liveblogger) while others are just for a short time during the conference. Conferences require an energetic squadron of helpers to make them run smoothly, so if that sounds like you, please contact us at info[at]faithandfantasyalliance[dot]com. Please put “Conference Volunteer- [your name]” in the subject line, then let me know what job(s) you’re up for.
|Role||Number needed||Job Description||Day(s) needed|
|Innkeeper (Housing Coordinator)||Assigns registrants to rooms based on roommate requests or gender/occupancy||March 1-May 30th|
|Royal Vizier (Faculty Assistants)||3-4||Dependable vehicle at conference required. Assist assigned faculty members with trips to/from airport, getting situated at conference, catering to any particular needs||Thursday, May 29th- Sunday, June 1|
|Criers (Conference Greeters)||3-5||Be available to greet and direct arriving conference ateendees; help folks find facilites on Friday||Thursday, May 29th- Friday, May 30th|
|Scribes of Arcana (Bookstore Set Up)||
1 or 2 more needed
|Help selling authors set up their inventory, assist in the cataloging of consigned books for sales record keeping||Evening of May 29th|
|Royal Chancellor (Agent/Editor Appointment Coordinator)||1||Assist attendees in signing up for editor appointments, assure that editors and agents have schedules||Thursday, May 29th-Saturday, May 31|
|Chronincler (Conference Candids Photographer)||Take as many pictures as you can of the goings-on at Realm Makers for use on the web to promote the conference; post them to the conference Facebook page. Having a camera of better quality than a phone camera a must||Thursday, May 29th-Saturday, May 31|
|Court Herald (Liveblogger)||
with good tweet-fu. 🙂
|Mastermind the process for liveblogging key events from the conference (keynotes, awards dinner), execution of liveblog during conference||Preparation time/logistics plus Friday, May 30-Saturday, May 31|